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The Terrible Mistake of Labeling Your Feelings!

Mankind is asleep to the inner movements of his mind and feelings. Mankind is asleep. He is asleep to the inner movements of his mind and feelings. Prove this for yourself by observing and understanding everything about your feelings. In Vernon Howard's talk...
The First Step is the Last Step

The First Step is the Last Step

The First Step is the Last Step (from J Krishnamurti's Inward Revolution) The first step is the last step.  The first step is the step of clear perception, and that clear act of clear perception is the last act.  When you see danger, a serpent, that very perception is...

Don’t Postpone Your Happiness

Don’t Postpone Your Happiness

Here are some Vernon Howard insightful quotes and tidbits for you to ponder connected to your happiness level... "Refuse to live like others. You then escape the unhappiness of others."“Unhappiness occurs when a desire for a certain result clashes with what actually...

You Cannot Submit To Truth, Stay With The Pain

From a talk By Vernon Howard Surrender, submission means that you say to yourself—listen—“Nothing but my hell,”—This is very advanced. You won’t get it but you—“nothing but my pain,” but knowing that it’s there. Now, you’ve arrived at the state of no choice, of no...

Discovering the New Life

Discovering the New Life

"There is no adventure in life as great and as wonderful as discovering the New Life." Truth is exceeding close, comforting and strong. Now isn’t that a delightful thought to think about. Since Truth is close and strong, why are you weak? See Truth says something to...

The Light, The Pearl of Great Price

The Light, The Pearl of Great Price

One of the most beautiful experiences for a human to have is to connect with the Higher. You have a mystical occurrence. It may last only a few seconds or minutes but it becomes too late for your regular existence. You ask yourself; “Did that really just happen? Yes....

Unseen Fuel

Unseen Fuel

I was reading Vernon Howard’s booklet ‘Conquer Harmful Anger 100 Ways’ recently and came across this inspiring and insightful suggestion. I particularly like the three examples he gives of how, without knowing it, I feed the fire of anger every day. The nicest thing...

Liberty Now

Liberty Now

"In just a few seconds you will hear (read) a marvelous message that will set you free. You will never again be the same person. All will be new and bright. Here is the magnificent message. You need never again pretend to be a non-angry person. There! You are free! It...

Inviting Doubt with Higher Aims & Attention

Inviting Doubt with Higher Aims & Attention

Self-images separate you from reality. Years ago, Murray Oxman and I were driving around town. Doing business tasks for Success Without Stress, Murray observed and remarked that I was making a mistake with my driving. He said; “I was cutting over the double yellow...

“Desperation has no Consideration.”

“Desperation has no Consideration.”

When you have a want or desire they becomes your God. And this want blinds you to your actions of placing any burdens on anyone and everyone that stands in the way of that want. Your desires and wants should not make you desperate. Recently I had to pick up lots of...

Replace ‘Blame’ with ‘Aim’ -Vernon Howard

Replace ‘Blame’ with ‘Aim’ -Vernon Howard

Blaming anyone or anything for whatever... gives you nothing truly good, while having a right aim is fun and makes your spirit soar. Aim for excellence! Q: Please explain the cause and cure for feeling burdened by other people? A: It is impossible for anyone to be...

The Light Heals All… Very Good News!

The Light Heals All… Very Good News!

“ You yourself must prefer the truth above that which merely pleases you or which agrees with what you already believe. Let’s say the same thing in another way. By preferring that which is true and right for you, all that is untrue and wrong will fade away of itself....

Connect with the Universe

Connect with the Universe

Seek the higher, for it will seek you if you truly want the answers to life. These answers will not be your answers, and if you can see it, this is a very good thing. More of the same... no thanks. “Your" answers are very limited as you know. Today is the day to Break...

Entering newness

Entering newness

Once you make the decision to leave the old you also, at that same moment, make the decision to find the new. So waste no more time, pack up and leave your old thoughts, your old reactions, all of your old ways behind. Now entertain the beautiful Truth that another...

Realizing it’s Time to move

Realizing it’s Time to move

This is a New Year and so it’s time for a New You. It’s a great day when you decide to move away from your familiar self. Your whole day should be a learning experience, not a burning experience. We often get caught daily in reacting in a manner that cause us regrets...

Break Out!

Break Out!

“Break out of wrong thinking & you will breakout of every problem you have.” Vernon Howard. Don’t remain a victim of your wrong thinking. Kick it out!

View the Machine

View the Machine

View the Machine This excerpt is from  Maurice Nicoll's Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of GI Gurdjieff and PD Ouspensky, Vol 3. THE SECOND LINE OF WORK "There are three lines of Work.  The first line of Work is work on yourself in connection with what the...

Temptation

Learn to use inner Tools that you are not using right now. Take right action to change your life so your are content no matter how crazy things get!

“Your life belongs to you and you alone.”

“Your life belongs to you and you alone.”

“Your life belongs to you and you alone.” -Vernon Howard. What a powerful quote by Vernon Howard...Your life should flow freely as a mountain brook. So don’t let a confused world tell you who you are. Don’t let anyone tell you who you should be. Learn not to fight...

Arouse Yourself to Lose

Arouse Yourself to Lose

Arouse Yourself to Lose  (Vernon Howard) REJOICE everytime someone passes you, gets the advancement, the romance. REJOICE every time they pass you up, until you are in last place. And stay there until you see you should have done it years ago. NO MORE WINNING,...

A Note on Self-Justifying

A Note on Self-Justifying

A Note on Self-Justifying (Maurice Nicoll, Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, Vol 3)   One of the many definite things we are told by this Work to observe in ourselves, and specifically to work against, is...

Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna

Sayings of Sri Ramakrishna

  SRI RAMAKRISHNA  [1836-1886] Sri Ramakrishna, who was born in 1836 and passed away in 1886, represents the very core of the spiritual realizations of the seers and sages of India. His whole life was literally an uninterrupted contemplation of God. He...

Pursuing Every Thought to the Root

Pursuing Every Thought to the Root

  Pursuing Every Thought to the Root  (by Jiddu Krishnamurti)        "To end thought I have first to go into the mechanism of thinking. I have to understand thought completely, deep down in me. I have to examine every thought, without...

BE A PASSENGER ON THE BOAT

BE A PASSENGER ON THE BOAT

Be a Passenger on the Boat by Vernon Howard As long as you picture yourself as a pilot instead of as a passenger, you must by the nature of things, run into storms. The solution is astonishingly simple: all you have to do is be willing to give up your place at the...

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